When her youngest son Raquan started struggling with school, Mrs. Ballou knocked on the CIS-R office door. Site Coordinator Shawn Peebles worked with her oldest son, helping him move toward graduation at Armstrong High School. Raquan’s teachers reported that he was a likable student, but that he was struggling to stay focused and maintain passing grades.
We’re working with schools, families, students and local communities to change the picture of education for more than 1.3 million kids every year. Meet our kids and the site coordinators who support them.